Platt says a Trump conservative can’t win

A pro-Trump, hard-right conservative can’t win Rodney Frelinghuysen’s seat in Congress, says a potential Republican candidate for the 11th district House seat. Former Harding Mayor Nicolas Platt says that he is interested in joining the race to replace Frelinghuysen.  He says he’s convinced that if Republicans nominate a candidate who follows the Trump playbook, the […]

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Very late to the game, Sherrill weighs in on Mendham flap

Mikie Sherrill made a tactical mistake on Monday by having no comment on the story of the Deputy Mayor of Mendham’s unfortunate Facebook posts that compared immigrants to raccoons.  Her absence from the debate on the issue was noticeable, especially after her opponent in the 11th district Democratic congressional primary, Tamara Harris, and Morris County […]

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Harris says Mendham official should resign

If Tamara Harris has her way, Rick Blood will be out of a job. The Democratic congressional candidate says that Blood should resign as Deputy Mayor of Mendham Township for comment he made on Facebook yesterday regarding illegal immigrants.  Blood has removed the post and apologized today for his comments. “Deputy Mayor Blood’s comments were […]

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Harris slams Trump on stock market

Democratic congressional candidate Tamara Harris says that the record stock market declines under President Trump hurt New Jersey families and retirees. “Today’s sell-off brings the record losses for American investors, retirees and workers into a second straight week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the leading indicator of stock performance on the New York Stock Exchange, […]

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What if GOP ran a Muslim for Congress?

Essex County Republican Chairman Al Barlas has positioned himself as one of the most powerful people in the race to succeed Rodney Frelinghuysen in Congress.  His alliance with Passaic County’s Peter Murphy means that the road to the Republican nomination runs through the two counties.  That means in lineless Morris, where the field of prospective congressional candidates […]

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Christie’s guy pushing Myers

The buzz on Morris County Freeholder Christine Myers as a possible Republican candidate for Rodney Frelinghuysen’s congressional seat appears to be coming directly from former Gov. Chris Christie’s wing of the Republican party.  Christie’s best friend, Republican National Committeeman Bill Palatucci, has called Republican insiders in Washington and New Jersey on behalf of Myers. Myers […]

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Huge crowds for Women’s March

Judging only from photographs that activists are posting on Twitter this morning, it appears as though enormous numbers have turned out for today’s Women’s March in Morristown.  Even the train platform in Denville was full, as activists waited to NJ Transit to Morristown. One striking sign noted that nobody there was voting for Rep. Rodney […]

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